New Living Translation
Food doesn't go into your heart, but only passes through the stomach and then goes into the sewer." (By saying this, he declared that every kind of food is acceptable in God's eyes.)
King James Bible
Because it entereth not into his heart, but into the belly, and goeth out into the draught, purging all meats?
Darby Bible Translation
because it does not enter into his heart but into his belly, and goes out into the draught, purging all meats?
World English Bible
because it doesn't go into his heart, but into his stomach, then into the latrine, thus purifying all foods?"
Young's Literal Translation
because it doth not enter into his heart, but into the belly, and into the drain it doth go out, purifying all the meats.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:19 Purging all meats - Probably the seat was usually placed over running water.
LibraryThe Sighs of Christ
(Twelfth Sunday after Trinity.) Mark vii. 34, 35. And looking up to heaven, he sighed, and saith unto him, Ephphatha, that is, Be opened. And straightway his ears were opened, and the string of his tongue was loosed, and he spake plain. Why did the Lord Jesus look up to heaven? And why, too, did he sigh? He looked up to heaven, we may believe, because he looked to God the Father; to God, of whom the glorious collect tells us, that he is more ready to hear than we to pray, and is wont to give more …
Charles Kingsley—Town and Country Sermons
The Deaf and Dumb.
Barriers Broken Down
"Anything you eat passes through the stomach and then goes into the sewer.
"Don't you understand either?" he asked. "Can't you see that the food you put into your body cannot defile you?
So clean the inside by giving gifts to the poor, and you will be clean all over.
But the voice spoke again: "Do not call something unclean if God has made it clean."
"But the voice from heaven spoke again: 'Do not call something unclean if God has made it clean.'
Accept other believers who are weak in faith, and don't argue with them about what they think is right or wrong.
So don't let anyone condemn you for what you eat or drink, or for not celebrating certain holy days or new moon ceremonies or Sabbaths.
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